2019 Puget Sound Holiday Events

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With the holidays upon us, we often look for fun festive activities for all ages. There are so many great Puget Sound holiday events from now until the holiday season ends. Here are just a few festive fun ideas for you and your family and friends to enjoy.

Downtown for the Holidays Kickoff!

Enjoy a day full of festivities including horse drawn wagon rides, hot chocolate, Jingle Bell Parade, a visit from Santa and Mrs Claus and the annual tree lighting ceremony at Sylvester Park.

When: Sunday, December 1st from 1:00pm-4:00pm

Where: Downtown Olympia

Oly On Ice

The local ice skating rink is back for it’s second year of fun. This pop-up ice skating rink brings fun for all ages!

When: November 22 – January 17

Where: Isthmus Park

529 4th Ave W

Olympia, WA 98502 

Lacey Parade of Lights

Come watch local businesses and families in the parade of lights. Enjoy some hot cocoa, popcorn and visit with Santa Claus. Lighting of the Christmas tree to follow.

When: Monday, December 2nd @ 6:30pm

Where: Huntamer Park

618 Woodland Square Lp SE

Lacey, WA 98503

Oly Toy Run

Enjoy thousands of motorcyclists from all over coming together to ride and bring donations of toys to children in need for the holiday season. There’s something nostalgic about watching riders of all ages and groups come together to not only bring smiles to kids faces, but admirers as well.

When: Saturday, December 7th @ 1:00pm

Where: Parade starts at Marathon Park

1011 Deschutes Parkway SW

Olympia, WA 98502

Click here for the route map

Parade of Lighted Ships

One of the most popular and longest events of the holiday season is the Parade of Lighted Ships brought to you by the Olympia Yacht Club. Head down to the Port Plaza to enjoy.

When: Saturday, December 7th @ 6pm

Where: Port Plaza

701 Columbia St NW

Olympia, WA 98501

Pet Pictures with Santa

This one is for your furbabies. Santa will be at Kiperts Korner Feed in Tumwater for pictures with your pets. So bring your furry little one in their Christmas best!

When: Saturday, December 14th from 10:00am-1:00pm

Where: Kiperts Korner Feed

8439 Old HWY 99 SE

Tumwater, WA 98501

Snowflake Saturday

Learn all about snowflakes, the science behind snow and ice. The kids, and adults, can make fun snowflake crafts as well!

When: Saturday, December 21 from 10:00am-4:00pm

Where: WET Center

500 Adams Street St

Olympia, WA 98501

Puget Sound Holiday Events